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'''Ontario Hydro''', established in 1906 as the '''Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario''', was a publicly owned electricity utility in the Province of Ontario. It was formed to build transmission lines to supply municipal utilities with electricity generated by private companies already operating at Niagara Falls, Ontario|Niagara Falls, and soon developed its own generation resources by buying private generation stations and becoming a major designer and builder of new stations. As most of the readily developed hydroelectricity|hydroelectric sites became exploited, the corporation expanded into building coal-fired generation and then nuclear power|nuclear-powered facilities. Renamed as "Ontario Hydro" in 1974, by the 1990s it had become one of the largest, fully integrated electricity corporations in North America.
LogoImage:OHydro-logo.png|200px
FateBroken into five separate businesses
SuccessorOntario Power Generation, Hydro One, Independent Electricity System Operator, Electrical Safety Authority, Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation
Foundation1906
Defunct1999
LocationToronto, Ontario
IndustryElectrical generation, distribution
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dobroff, f.|ontario ministry of the environment. west central region.|stelco incorporated|imperial oil|ontario hydro|environment canada
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